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A farmer with 28 bushels of barley at 2s. 4d. per bushel, would mix rye at 3 shillings per bushel, and wheat at 4 shillings per bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels, and be worth 3s. 4d. per bushel. How many bushels of rye, and...
The student's algebra - Page 80
by John Darby (teacher of mathematics.) - 1829

## A Treatise of Algebra: Wherein the Principles are Demonstrated ... To which ...

Thomas Simpson - Algebra - 1821 - 426 pages
...farmer would mix two sorts of grain, viz. wheat worth 4s. a bushel, with rye, worth 2s. 6d. the bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels, and be worth 3s. and 2d. the bushel : now it is required to find how many bushels of each sort must be taken to make...

## Geometrical Problems Deducible from the First Six Books of Euclid, Arranged ...

Miles Bland - Geometry - 1821 - 898 pages
...at is. id. a bushel, would mix rye at з shillings per bushel, and wheat at 4 shillings per bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels, and be worth zs. id. per bushel. How many bushels of rye, and how many of wheat, must he mix with the barley? Let...

## Algebraical Problems, Producing Simple and Quadratic Equations, with Their ...

Miles Bland - Algebra - 1824 - 404 pages
...at 2«. 4d. a bushel, would mix rye at 3 shillings per bushel, and wheat at 4 shillings per bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels,...worth 3s. 4d. per bushel. How many bushels of rye, and how many of wheat, must he mix with the barley ? Let x = the number of bushels of rye, and у = the...

## Elements of Algebra

William Smyth - Algebra - 1830 - 278 pages
...at 2*. 4d. per bushel, would mix rye at 3 shillings per bushel, and wheat at 4 shillings per bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels, and be worth 3*. 4d. per bushel. How many bushels of rye, and how many of wheat must he mix with the barley ?5C-...

## Elements of Algebra

William Smyth - Algebra - 1833 - 288 pages
...at 2s. 4d. per bushel, would mix rye at 3 shillings per bushel, and wheat at 4 shillings per bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels,...worth 3s. 4d. per bushel. How many bushels of rye, and how many of wheat must he mix with the barley ? Ans. 20 bushels of rye and 52 bushels of wheat. 6....

## Elements of Algebra

William Smyth - Algebra - 1836 - 288 pages
...at 2s. 4d. per bushel, would mix rye at 3 shillings per bushel, and wheat at 4 shillings per bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels, and be worth 3s. 4<Z. per bushel. How many bushels of rye, and how many of wheat must he mix with the barley ? Ans....

## A New Introduction to the Science of Algebra...

Silas Totten - Algebra - 1836 - 360 pages
...barley, at 56 cents a bushel, would mix rye at 72 cents per bushel, and wheat at 96 cents per bushel, so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels, and be worth 80 cents per bushel. How many bushels of each kind must he mix with the barley ? Let x = the number...

## Treatise on the elements of algebra

James Bryce - Algebra - 1837 - 322 pages
...woman in 50 days. 41. With 28 bushels of barley, at 2*. 4d. per bushel, a farmer would mix rye at 3*. and wheat at 4s. ; so that the whole mixture may consist of 100 bushels, and be worth 3*. 4d. per bushel. How much rye and wheat must he take ? Ans. 20 of rye, and 52 of wheat. 42. A countryman...